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5 Spiritual Practices that Can Help Bolster Your Libido

Here’s how some popular spiritual practices can create a foundation for a healthy and fulfilling sex life.

Libido. It’s that mysterious force that fuels our desire for intimacy. And while physical health certainly plays a big role, a surprising number of spiritual practices can also have a positive impact on—and strengthen—your libido.

Here’s how some popular spiritual practices can create a foundation for a healthy and fulfilling sex life…

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1. Mindfulness and Meditation

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Chronic stress can zap your libido faster than you can say “get your kit off”.

The solution? Meditation helps to cultivate mindfulness, the practice of focusing on the present moment without judgement. By quieting the mind and reducing stress, meditation can create a more relaxed and receptive state, thus potentially leading to increased sexual desire.

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2. Yoga

This ancient practice isn’t just about weird and wonderful poses (although those can be fun too!). Yoga combines physical postures, breathing exercises, and meditation.

Regular yoga practice can improve circulation, increase flexibility, and boost body confidence – all of which can contribute to a healthy libido.

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3. Tantra

Tantra is a broad term encompassing various spiritual traditions that emphasise mindful connection and embodied experience.

Tantric practices often focus on extended pleasure through techniques like breath work and yoni massage (for women). These practices can lead to a deeper connection with your body and an even greater, heightened sexual awareness.

Go one further and pair this practice with various sex toys, such as anal beads, vibrators, or a masturbator, and there’s no limit to the amount of pleasure you can share with your partner.

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4. Sacred Dance

Feeling your body move to the rhythm of music can be incredibly liberating indeed! From ecstatic dance, to belly dancing, there are various forms of sacred dance that can connect you with your sensuality and celebrate the joy of movement in your body.

Feeling confident and comfortable in your own skin can be a powerful aphrodisiac – both for you and your partner!

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5. Connecting with Nature

There’s something undeniably grounding about spending time out in nature. Whether it’s a hike in the woods, or a relaxing walk on the beach, immersing yourself in the natural world around you can reduce stress and heighten your senses.

Reconnecting with the earth’s energy can also spark a sense of vitality and well-being, potentially boosting your desire for intimacy.

Important Note: It’s important to remember that these practices can be a valuable addition to a holistic approach to sexual health. If you’re experiencing persistent low libido, it’s always best to consult with a healthcare professional to rule out any underlying medical conditions!

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Finding Your Spark

The key to unlocking your libido lies in exploring what ignites your passion! Whether it’s a mindful meditation session, a sensual dance class, or a long walk on the beach, find spiritual practices that make you feel connected, present, and comfortable in your own skin!

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